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The Temple Mount Crisis, Explained

This isn't the first time the holy site has been at the center of such a situation. But why did it start this time around?

Hagar Shezaf
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The Temple Mount crisis, explained
Hagar Shezaf

The Temple Mount, or the Al-Aqsa compound, has been the site of protests and violence for the past week.

This isn't the first time it has been at the center of a crisis – similar events took place in 2000 and even last year.

But why did it start this time around?

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